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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Brick Burning, Beardman's, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1032
Scope and Contents Photograph of a brick burning kiln at Beardman's in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Customs relating to to food and drink, 20 November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/15
Scope and Contents Custom relating to food and drink including predicting using egg-whites or salt in water - the choice of salt water was an indication of drowning; the number of grains of corn thrown from a handful would indicate the number of children a woman would have; an account using 'crathadh an fhras lin' at Draineach, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isleof Skye; salt-herrings being roasted on a fire and the first thristy person would be the first to be married; and the throwing of a string into a kiln to see...
Dates: 20 November 1873

Fragment of a story about Cuchullain and accompanying song fragment

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/18
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story, probably collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which reads 'Cuchullain was keep[in]g the Ath where the athach mor whose foot marks [attr[acte]d] his notice.' The accompanying song fragment is simpy a line which reads 'Lorg and ogain seach an t ath'.
Dates: 20 March 1871 to 16 June 1876

Kirkman's Brick Burning, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1033
Scope and Contents Photograph of Kirkman's brick burning kiln on the plains behind some huts in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Note about archaeological sites around Loch Druidibeg, Howbeg, Snishival and Peninerine, South Uist, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/86
Scope and Contents Note about archaeological sites around Loch Druidibeag/Loch Druidibeg, Tobha Beag/Howbeg, Sniseabhal/Snishival and Peighinn nan Aoireann/Peninerine, South Uist. Including the locations of Eilean an Ràna, Eilean an t-Sagairt and Dùn Altripeadh [Dùn Altabrug]. He states that Dùn Altabrug is roofed; that 'sornaichean' [kilns] are visible on Eilean na Cre'ich on Loch Eilean an t-Sagairt and at Gearr-sgeirean, Peninerine at low-tide a 'bota-moina' [vein of peat] six feet high can also be seen.
Dates: c1872

Saying entitled 'Caran mac Fhithill', February 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/58
Scope and Contents Saying entitled 'Caran mac Fhithill' which reads 'Ceallach fada fiar agus aghai[dh] ann san airde n iar s cha teid i na teine am feasd.'
Dates: February 1874

Story about crofter and the strength of his horses and the thatch on his kiln, c1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/5
Scope and Contents Story about a crofter and the strength of his horses and the thatch on his kiln. The story has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere. It is possible that these are two separate tales.
Dates: c1870